Azam, Khan & Maxwell Hold Their Places at Top of the T20I Rankings

Azam, Khan & Maxwell Hold Their Places at Top of the Rankings
Azam, Khan & Maxwell Hold Their Places at Top of the Rankings
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Kuldeep Yadav of India and Australia’s Adam Zampa have vaulted into the top-five of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20I Bowlers for the first time in their careers in the latest updates which were released on Monday.

The latest player rankings include player performances in the one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa, and the T20I series between Australia and India.

Yadav has jumped 20 places to claim the third position, while Zampa has leaped 17 places to occupy the fifth spot. The two wrist-spinners have edged out fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah of India and Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman out of the top-20 to increase the number of slow bowlers to 13 in the top-20 list.

Bowlers inside the top-20 to lose ground include Imran Tahir in ninth (down by three places), Yuzvendra Chahal in 11th (down by seven places), Billy Stanlake in 14th (down by five places) and Andrew Tye in 18th (down by eight places).

Outside the top-20, South Africa’s duo of Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo have improved their rankings. Morris is now ranked 27th (up by six places) and Phehlukwayo is ranked 38th (up by four places).

In the batting table, India opener Shikhar Dhawan is the biggest mover, rising five places to a career-high 11th position. The left-hander scored 76 and 41, while the second match in Melbourne was washed-out.

Babar Azam of Pakistan is the number-one ranked batsman, while Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan is the top-ranked bowler. Glenn Maxwell of Australia is the leading all-rounder.

MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings (as on 26 November, after one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa, and T20I series between Australia and India)

Rank Team Points
1 Pakistan 138
2 India 126 (-1)
3 England 118
4 Australia 117 (-1)
5 South Africa 114 (+3)
6 New Zealand 112
7 West Indies 102
8 Afghanistan 92
9 Sri Lanka 87
10 Bangladesh 77
11 Scotland 62
12 Zimbabwe 55
13 UAE 50
14 The Netherlands 50
15 Hong Kong 42
16 Oman 39
17 Ireland 34


* Nepal have 26 rating points but need to play one more match before being ranked

(Developed by David Kendix)

MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings (as on 26 November, after one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa, and T20I series between Australia and India)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Points Avge Highest Rating
1 ( - ) Babar Azam Pak 858 54.26 881 v Win at Karachi 2018
2 (+1) Colin Munro NZ 815 33.6 830 v Pak at Dubai 2018
3 (-1) Aaron Finch Aus 806 38.67 900 v Zim at Harare 2018
4 (+1) Fakhar Zaman Pak 749 28.24 842 v Aus at Harare 2018
5 (+1) Glenn Maxwell Aus 745 31.27 801 v NZ at Auckland 2018
6 (-2) Lokesh Rahul Ind 719 43.44 854 v Eng at Old Trafford 2018
7 (+1) Martin Guptill NZ 703 34.4 793 v SA at Hamilton 2012
8 (+1) Alex Hales Eng 697 32.1 866 v Ind at Edgbaston 2014
9 (-2) Rohit Sharma Ind 689 32.89 718 v Win at Lucknow 2018
10 ( - ) Jason Roy Eng 688! 23.21 688 v SL at Colombo (RPS) 2018
11 (+5) Shikhar Dhawan Ind 681! 29.33 681 v Aus at Sydney 2018
12 ( - ) Kane Williamson NZ 664 31.64 760 v Ban at Napier 2017
13 ( - ) M. Shahzad Afg 647 31.22 706 v Ire at Greater Noida 2017
14 ( - ) Virat Kohli Ind 636 49.25 897 v Eng at Edgbaston 2014
15 (-1) Evin Lewis Win 632* 33.06 780 v Eng at Durham 2017
16 (-5) D'Arcy Short Aus 631* 32.18 756 v UAE at Abu Dhabi 2018
17 ( - ) Shaiman Anwar UAE 630 31.52 636 v PNG at Abu Dhabi 2017
18 ( - ) Jos Buttler Eng 610 26.8 614 v Ind at Bristol 2018
19 (+1) H. Masakadza Zim 599 27.07 699 v Ban at Khulna 2016
20 (-1) Hashim Amla SA 590 33.6 683 v Ban at Potchefstroom 2017


BOWLERS (top 20)

Rank (+/-) Player   Team Points Avge
1 ( - ) Rashid Khan Afg 793 12.4 816 v Ban at Dehradun 2018
2 ( - ) Shadab Khan Pak 752 17.16 769 v Sco at Edinburgh 2018
3 (+20) Kuldeep Yadav Ind 714*! 12.96 714 v Aus at Sydney 2018
4 (-1) Adil Rashid Eng 676! 26.38 676 v SL at Colombo (RPS) 2018
5 (+17) Adam Zampa Aus 670! 18.27 670 v Ind at Sydney 2018
6 (-1) Ish Sodhi NZ 668 21.1 739 v Pak at Wellington 2018
7 ( - ) Faheem Ashraf Pak 652*! 19.47 652 v NZ at Dubai 2018
8 ( - ) Imad Wasim Pak 651 19.62 780 v Win at Trinidad 2017
9 (-3) Imran Tahir SA 640 14.95 795 v NZ at Auckland 2017
10 (+1) Shakib Al Hasan Ban 633 21.06 672 v Pak at Mirpur 2014
11= (+1) Mohammad Nabi Afg 630 24.25 638 v Ban at Dehradun 2018
      (-7) Y. Chahal Ind 630 18.75 706 v Ban at Colombo (RPS) 2018
13 ( - ) Mitchell Santner NZ 626 21.37 731 v Pak at Wellington 2018
14 (-5) Billy Stanlake Aus 625* 20.08 653 v Pak at Dubai 2018
15 (-1) M. Naveed UAE 622 17.96 632 v Afg at Dubai (GCA) 2016
16 (-1) Liam Plunkett Eng 621 25 644 v Ind at Cardiff 2018
17 (-1) Samuel Badree Win 616 21.07 855 v Pak at Mirpur 2014
18 (-8) Andrew Tye Aus 615 22.02 658 v Pak at Harare 2018
19= ( - ) B. Kumar Ind 611 24.75 622 v SA at Cape Town 2018
      (-2) Chris Jordan Eng 611 28 628 v Ind at Nagpur 2017

 

ALL-ROUNDERS (top five)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Points Highest Rating
1 ( - ) Glenn Maxwell Aus 362 396 v Eng at Melbourne 2018
2 ( - ) Mohammad Nabi Afg 313 323 v Ban at Dehradun 2018
3 ( - ) Shakib Al Hasan Ban 310 408 v Pak at Mirpur 2015
4 ( - ) JP Duminy SA 216 276 v Ban at Mirpur 2015
5= ( - ) Mahmudullah Ban 213 215 v Afg at Dehradun 2018
      ( - ) Thisara Perera SL 213 214 v Win at Lord's 2018


* indicates provisional rating; a batsman qualifies for a full rating after he has scored 600 or more runs; a bowler qualifies for a full rating after he has bowled 400 deliveries

! indicates career-highest rating